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  • Albert Payson Terhune

    Three very different, heartwarming stories about man's best friend. ""Dollypogs"" by David Thorn, ""Brown Wolf"" by Jack London and ""His Dog"" by Albert Payson Terhune. Dog lovers will love the variety of stories, each touching the heart in a different way. Dolly is sweet and endearing from coming in as a tiny puppy and becoming the first in the family to be followed by two others who form a loving family with their kind and understanding master. ""Brown Wolf"" brings us to faithfulness while offering real suspense. And ""His Dog"" brings us a dog who is so smart he saves his master from himself in a suspenseful story with many turns. AUTHOR David Thorn, Jack London, Albert...read more

  • Jack London

    Three very different, heartwarming stories about man's best friend. ""Dollypogs"" by David Thorn, ""Brown Wolf"" by Jack London and ""His Dog"" by Albert Payson Terhune. Dog lovers will love the variety of stories, each touching the heart in a different way. Dolly is sweet and endearing from coming in as a tiny puppy and becoming the first in the family to be followed by two others who form a loving family with their kind and understanding master. ""Brown Wolf"" brings us to faithfulness while offering real suspense. And ""His Dog"" brings us a dog who is so smart he saves his master from himself in a suspenseful story with many turns. AUTHOR David Thorn, Jack London, Albert...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    Buff: A Collie and Other Dog-Stories is one of many popular books written by Albert Payson Terhune that have delighted dog lovers for decades. Terhune loved dogs, and he bred and raised collies at his Sunnybank Kennels. Terhune sometimes included difficult passages in his stories, and he did not always conclude with the typical "happy ending"--but his passion for dogs was always clearly evident in his novels. An excerpt from the Foreword to this book in which Terhune describes the nature of a dog: "Service that asks no price; forgiveness free For injury or for injustice hard. Stanch friendship, wanting neither thanks nor fee Save privilege to worship and to guard:--That is their...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    Link Farris found Chum in a ditch by his farm with a badly broken leg. Link nursed the dog back to health and Chum became his inseparable companion, even to protecting him from robbers and helping him herd the farm animals. When Link realized how beautiful Chum was, he decided to show him in a dog show, and the mystery of Chum's real ownership came to light and the battle for him began. AUTHOR Albert Payson Terhune (1872 - 1942) was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of two writers, his Father also a prominent minister. Terhune had great success in two endeavors, writing and dog breeding. Originally a journalist, Terhune turned his family's summer home into a successful Collie...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    Lad, a handsome collie, rules the Place for his master and mistress. With his sleek mate, Lady, at his side, he chases away neighborhood dogs and intruders. But one day, when the master brings home a spirited young male, Lady starts to spend all her time running with the newcomer. Will Lad be able to win back her loyalty? For Lad, the excitement is just beginning. Throughout the pages of this classic story, he faces one thrilling adventure after the other. A poisonous snake, the police, and hostile city streets are only a few of his challenges. Albert Payson Terhune first recounted his own dog's exploits in a series of short stories for magazines. When readers of all ages praised Lad,...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    Albert Payson Terhune was a journalist but is probably best known as a breeder of dogs, in particular collies at his Sunnybank Kennels. Bruce charts the story of an unwanted puppy who becomes loved by the mistress of the family. He then becomes enlisted as a carrier dog in World War 1, completing heroic tasks and coming home a war hero (Summary by...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    Albert Payson Terhune, perhaps best known for his book Lad, a Dog (later turned into a popular movie), was also a breeder of collies and a journalist. Some of his collie lines survive to this day. His Dog is a story about Link Ferris who finds an injured dog on his way home one evening. Knowing nothing about dogs, Link nurses the dog back to health and the two form a bond such as only can be formed between human and canine. Unable to locate the collie's owner, Link christens his dog 'Chum' who becomes invaluable in tending to the daily needs of his meager farm. Unknown to Ferris however, Chum's original owners have been looking for their lost collie, and the story finds Link torn between...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    'Lad: A God' was first published in 1919. It is made up of twelve short-stories, inspired by Terhune’s real-life Rough Collie, Lad. Through his dog’s fictional adventures, Terhune expresses his opinions on breeding and parenting. The book was a major hit, and has gone through multiple reprints. The twelves stories making up this novel are: 'His Mate', 'Quiet', 'A Miracle or Two', 'His Little Son', 'For a Bit of Ribbon', 'Lost!', 'The Throwback', 'The Golden Hat', 'Speaking of Utility', 'The Killer', 'Wolf', and 'In the Day of...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    Bruce is the story of a collie who starts out life as an ugly, ungainly type and grows up not only beautiful, but also incredibly smart. Bruce protects the mistress from evil-doers and becomes a decorated war hero before returning to his home for a leisurely retirement amid the lovely trees and lakes. Told in alternating viewpoints of Bruce and his master, this lovable story is one of Terhune's...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    Lad: A Dog is a novelized version of twelve short stories about a fantastic collie named Lad. Lad is a noble creature, risking life and limb in defense of the vulnerable. Many people believe Lad: A Dog was the basis for the highly popular Lassie series which gripped the imagination of children and adults alike, as has this book for generations...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    'His Dog' is a story about Link Ferris who finds an injured dog on his way home one evening. He knows nothing about dogs, but nurses it back to health and the two form a bond such as only can be formed between human and canine. Unable to locate the collie's owner, Link christens his dog 'Chum', the latter becoming invaluable in tending to the daily needs of his meager farm. Unknown to Ferris however, Chum's original owners have been looking for their lost collie, and the story finds Link torn between that which he knows is morally right and his love for what he believes has become his...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    'Bruce' charts the story of an unwanted puppy who becomes loved by the mistress of the family. He is then enlisted as a carrier dog in World War I, completing heroic tasks and coming home a war...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    This is a touching and charming tale of the special bond between man and canine; wonderfully warm and accurate. A young farmer loses his father and almost loses his inherited farm through his drinking. Then he stumbles upon an abandoned dog, a collie. The two form a strong bond and the dog becomes an invaluable asset on the farm. However, the real owners of the dog turn...read more

  • Jack London

    A collection of three heartwarming storiesabout man's best friend Dollypogs The gentle story of a Labrador puppy, Dollypogs, and her twopals, big old Jetset and little Snuggles, both adopted by Dollypog's lovingmaster, David Thorn. A very sweet and touching story about how they all cametogether and their adventures as a loving family. Brown Wolf Jack London was one of the first fiction writers to achieveworldwide fame. Though he is best remembered for his novels The Call of theWild and White Fang, both set during the Klondike Gold Rush, his short storiesare considered masterful. Here in "Brown Wolf," a couple living on a homesteadin Northern California who take in a stray sled dog from...read more

  • Albert Payson T. Terhune

    Lad: A Dog is a novelized version of twelve short stories about a fantastic collie named Lad. Lad is a noble creature, risking life and limb in defense of the vulnerable. Many people believe Lad: A Dog was the basis for the highly popular ""Lassie"" series which gripped the imagination of children and adults alike, as has this book for generations past. Table of Contents: Chapter 01: His Mate Chapter 02: ""Quiet!"" Chapter 03: A Miracle of Two Chapter 04: His Little Son Chapter 05: For a Bit of Ribbon Chapter 06: Lost! Chapter 07: The Throwback Chapter 08: The Gold Hat Chapter 09: Speaking of Utility Chapter 10: The Killer Chapter 11: Wolf Chapter 12: In the Day of...read more